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  • The Nabis and Intimate Modernism

    Painting and the Decorative at the Fin-de-Siècle, 1st Edition

    By Katherine M. Kuenzli

    Providing a fresh perspective on an important but underappreciated group of late nineteenth-century French painters, this is the first book to provide an in-depth account of the Nabis' practice of the decorative, and its significance for twentieth-century modernism. Over the course of the ten…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Re-Reading Leonardo

    The Treatise on Painting across Europe, 1550–1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Farago

    For nearly three centuries Leonardo da Vinci's work was known primarily through the abridged version of his Treatise on Painting, first published in Paris in 1651 and soon translated into all the major European languages. Here for the first time is a study that examines the historical reception of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Alfred Gilbert's Aestheticism

    Gilbert Amongst Whistler, Wilde, Leighton, Pater and Burne-Jones, 1st Edition

    By Jason Edwards

    Alfred Gilbert's Aestheticism presents the first sustained re-evaluation of the life and work of one of the most acclaimed sculptors of the late-Victorian period. Drawing on important new archival sources, this ground-breaking study challenges the customary assumption that Aestheticism was…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings

  • Siting Federico Barocci and the Renaissance Aesthetic

    1st Edition

    By Peter Gillgren

    Focusing on what he calls 'the performative gaze', the author explores the artistic world of the Urbino painter Federico Barocci (1535-1612) in the context of Renaissance culture. Through analysis of Barocci's works, Gillgren also sheds new light on Renaissance aesthetic communication generally.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Landscape Imagery, Politics, and Identity in a Divided Germany, 1968–1989

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Wilkins

    Landscape Imagery, Politics and Identity in a Divided Germany, 1968-1989 explores the communicative relationship between German landscape painting and the viewing public that developed in the wake of the student revolutions of the late 1960s. The book demonstrates that, contrary to some historical…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Design Readiness for Landscape Architects

    Drawing Exercises that Generate Ideas, 1st Edition

    By Les H. Smith

    Demands on landscape architecture students’ time are many and varied – when is there a chance to just sketch, and is it worth dedicating your time to the pursuit of drawing? This book shows how in short bursts you can build up your design skills using quick, relaxed sketches, which form the basis…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge

  • Sculpture and the Garden

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Eyres, Fiona Russell

    Although the integration of sculpture in gardens is part of a long tradition dating back at least to antiquity, the sculptures themselves are often overlooked, both in the history of art and in the history of the garden. This collection of essays considers the changing relationship between…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Early Gothic Column-Figure Sculpture in France

    Appearance, Materials, and Significance, 1st Edition

    By Janet E. Snyder

    Richly illustrated, Early Gothic Column-Figure Sculpture in France is a comprehensive investigation of church portal sculpture installed between the 1130s and the 1170s. At more than twenty great churches, beginning at the Royal Abbey of Saint-Denis and extending around Paris from Provins in the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Patricia Johanson and the Re-Invention of Public Environmental Art, 1958-2010

    1st Edition

    By Xin Wu

    Impeccably researched and richly detailed, this book addresses the issue of translation between visual arts and landscape design in the 50 more years career of Patricia Johanson, an important artist in the second half of the twentieth-century. Examining the artist’s search for an "art of the real"…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Time Present and Time Past

    The Art of John Everett Millais, 1st Edition

    By Paul Barlow

    John Everett Millais (1829-1896) is undoubtedly among the most important of Victorian artists. In his day, and our own, he remains also the most controversial. While, during his lifetime, controversy centred around his early Pre-Raphaelite paintings, in particular Christ in the house of his Parents…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings

  • Iconoclasm

    Contested Objects, Contested Terms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stacy Boldrick, Richard Clay

    The word 'iconoclasm' is most often used in relation to sculpture, because it is sculptures that most visibly bear witness to physical damage. But damage can also be invisible, and the actions of iconoclasm can be subtle and varying. Iconoclastic acts include the addition of objects and accessories…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Figuration/Abstraction

    Strategies for Public Sculpture in Europe 1945-1968, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Benton

    The notion that the practice of abstraction was confined to Western Europe while a stereotyped form of figuration defined the art of the Eastern bloc continues to dominate art historical accounts of public sculpture of the post-war period. This book offers a number of alternative readings, and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

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